The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) has secured £500 million of funding as the capital’s bid to become a zero carbon city by 2050 shifts into gear.
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National Grid has confirmed it will aim to procure 46.3GW of reserve capacity in the forthcoming T-4 2022/23 auction and 4.6GW in the T-1 2019/20 auction following approval from energy minister Claire Perry.
Energy UK chief executive Lawrence Slade has urged government officials to deliver more certainty and clarity over the future regulatory landscape in the wake of Brexit, claiming that the opacity around future frameworks is already impacting the sector.
Lord Deben cut a frustrated figure during the Committee on Climate Change’s progress report launch earlier this week. Liam Stoker looks at what’s caused a stark change in tone at the Committee of late.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) believes the world is “on the cusp of the next transformational change” in energy, and wants the UK to lead it.
National Grid has announced proposed dates for next year’s Capacity Market auctions, unveiling a streamlined appeals and auction process.
The UK’s renewables lobby has scrutinised the government’s decision to directly invest billions of pounds in Hitachi’s proposed nuclear project, suggesting renewables to be a far cheaper and quicker way of decarbonising the country’s power.
A number of European associations have urged the continent’s policymakers to re-assess priority dispatch and balancing responsibility for small-scale renewables, arguing them to be the “backbone” of a smart, decarbonised grid.
SSE has become the last of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers to announce price rises this spring, pointing the blame at the spiralling “cost of supplying energy”.